On November 5th we kicked off our Spring 2012 TNT team,
And as a first time mentor, my eyes did gleam.
I met Becky, Aimee, Tania, Chris, and Faye,
Together we celebrated and planned to rock the East Bay.
In the dark of the early mornings we met,
Looped the lake, the track, often the rain left us very wet.
Our long run Saturdays were always a joy to behold, Team Awesome Dawson joined together and worked hard to fit Coach Al’s mold.
“Laura, you haven’t blogged for quite a while- what happened?” You may be thinking. I’ll tell you what happened. I got sick. Then I got better and got sick AGAIN. I am currently sick. I will probably still be sick tomorrow. Being sick sucks, especially when you’re a parent but it’s even worse when you’re a runner.
I have not had the capacity to do dishes, laundry, get groceries, cook or play with my kids for 5 days now and have been unable to go for a run in 7 days. Honestly, I’m more upset about missing my runs that I am about the lack of clean underwear or food in the house. Not being able to run has reminded me of all the reasons why I love running… here are 13.1 of them: